DIE Veneris, 20 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Cov. et Lich.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Ds. Berkley de Berkley.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Berkley de Stratton.
Order for regulating Protections.
The House took into Consideration the Business of
regulating of Protections.
And the Lord Privy Seal, the Lord Great Chamberlain, the Earl of Bollingbrooke, and the Lord Lucas, were
appointed presently to withdraw, and to word an Order according to the Sense of the House; which being
reported, was read.
And, after a Debate thereof, the Question being
put, "Whether to agree to this Paper now
read, with the Amendment?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
The Order follows; videlicet,
"The Lords Spiritual and Temporal in the High
Court of Parliament assembled do hereby require
every Member of this House, not to grant any Protection or Protections (during this present Session of
Parliament) to any Person or Persons that are not, or
shall not be, their Lordships menial Servants, or Persons necessarily and properly employed about their
Estates; and in case any such be granted by any
Member of this House, that he do presently revoke
the same; of all which this House will expect a strict
Account: And that all Persons that have presumed,
or shall presume, to counterfeit the Protection of any
Peer of this Realm, shall be severely punished."
Order about the Lords free Benevolence to the King.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That such Lords as have subscribed Money for their free Benevolence to His Majesty, and have not paid the same, shall have Time to
give Satisfaction to His Majesty between this and the
Five and Twentieth Day of March next; and in case
any Lord shall fail therein, then this House will take
into Consideration how to preserve the said Debts to His
Majesty, that they be not lost.
Bishops to be heard, by Counsel, about their Peerage.
ORDERED, That this Day Month, videlicet, the
Twentieth of March, is appointed to hear the Counsel
of the Lords the Bishops, at this Bar, concerning their
Claim of being Peers of Parliament; and the Order
E. of Salisbury's Privilege, in Kaile's Suit against him.
Upon Information given this Day to the House,
That one William Kaile brought an Action of Trespass and Ejectment in the King's Bench, as of Michaelmas Term last, against Robert Alner, for Whitdeame
Farme, in Rushton, in the County of Dorsett, and delivered the Declaration for the same, who is the
Tenant to the Earl of Salisbury, a Member of Parliament and Peer of this Realm, who hath the Inheritance of the Premises, and is immediately concerned
therein, which Trial is to be had the next Assizes for
the said County of Dorsett:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That there be a Stop of the
Proceedings in the said Cause during the Privilege of
this Parliament; and that all Counsel, Attornies, and
Solicitors, are to take Notice of this Order, and yield
their Obedience accordingly.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Com. Placit. declaravit
præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem
crastinum, videlicet, 21um diem instantis Februarii, hora
decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us,